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New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update

Leviticus 20:9–21

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9aIf there is anyone who curses his father or his mother, he shall surely be put to death; he has cursed his father or his mother, his bloodguiltiness is upon him.

10aIf there is a man who commits adultery with another man’s wife, one who commits adultery with his friend’s wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.

11 ‘aIf there is a man who lies with his father’s wife, he has uncovered his father’s nakedness; both of them shall surely be put to death, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

12 ‘aIf there is a man who lies with his daughter-in-law, both of them shall surely be put to death; they have committed 1incest, their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

13 ‘aIf there is a man who lies with a male as those who lie with a woman, both of them have committed a detestable act; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

14 ‘aIf there is a man who 1marries a woman and her mother, it is immorality; both he and they shall be burned with fire, so that there will be no immorality in your midst.

15 ‘aIf there is a man who lies with an animal, he shall surely be put to death; you shall also kill the animal.

16 ‘If there is a woman who approaches any animal to 1mate with it, you shall kill the woman and the animal; they shall surely be put to death. Their bloodguiltiness is upon them.

17aIf there is a man who takes his sister, his father’s daughter or his mother’s daughter, so that he sees her nakedness and she sees his nakedness, it is a disgrace; and they shall be cut off in the sight of the sons of their people. He has uncovered his sister’s nakedness; he bears his guilt.

18 ‘aIf there is a man who lies with a 1menstruous woman and uncovers her nakedness, he has laid bare her flow, and she has 2exposed the flow of her blood; thus both of them shall be cut off from among their people.

19 ‘aYou shall also not uncover the nakedness of your mother’s sister or of your father’s sister, for such a one has made naked his 1blood relative; they will bear their guilt.

20 ‘aIf there is a man who lies with his uncle’s wife he has uncovered his uncle’s nakedness; they will bear their sin. They will die childless.

21 ‘aIf there is a man who takes his brother’s wife, it is 1abhorrent; he has uncovered his brother’s nakedness. They will be childless.

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Lit confusion; i.e. a violation of divine order

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Lit takes

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Lit lie

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Lit sick

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Or uncovered

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Lit flesh

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Or an impure deed